ROOFS & ROOFLIGHTS
ROOFS & ROOFLIGHTS
ROOFS & ROOFLIGHTS
ROOFS & ROOFLIGHTS
ODC Glass Roofs & Rooflights – Enhance any space
Our glass roof systems are ideal for flat or pitched roof extensions and wintergardens. With mono, double pitched and hipped designs you can have a glass roof of specific and unique construction.
We offer bespoke flat glass rooflights and roof lantern structures, as well as opening rooflights, all with slim contemporary aluminium frames.
As specialists in bespoke architectural glazing, we design, manufacture and install custom-made glass roofs for extensions, atriums and wintergardens. Combined with glass curtain walling, sliding or bifold doors, a glass roof creates a spectacular glazed feature in any home.
ODC mono and double-pitched multi-section roofs will form sloping roofs of glass, designed to span an entire extension or covered walkway. They can incorporate opening roof sections for ventilation, and combine with our bifolding and sliding door systems to form complete glass structures.
UP AND OVER GLASS ROOFS
For a fabulous unobstructed view of your horizon or skyline, our contemporary Horizon glass roofs are an exciting option for new build projects and extensions. With an ‘up and over’ construction, where vertical glass meets pitched glass, Horizon offers dramatic possibilities for your architectural glazing design.
- Perfect for side & narrow extensions
- Ideal for covered walkways
- 5° to 45° degree pitch
- Combine with vertical sections
- Bespoke design to fit your project
- Compatible with box gutters
We manufacture fixed and opening aluminium rooflights of all designs, each uniquely and expertly tailored to your needs, and all with exceptional thermal performance and water tightness. Double or triple glazed, they can be specified with solar control glass, tinted or obscured glass and superb sound insulation. We also supply walk-on and access rooflights, all manufactured to British Standards for safety and security.
- Glass U-value from 0.5 w/m2k
- Fixed or opening models
- Robust aluminium structure
- Internal frameless borders
- Optional Weather Sensor Pack
- Double or triple glazed
- Exterior Anthracite Grey
- Interior White finish
ODC’s contemporary aluminium Flat Rooflights, in standard and bespoke sizes, and available as fixed or opening models, bring a valuable light source to any part of your home. Expect the maximum glazing and an uninterrupted virtually frameless view of the sky from any angle. With optional fully automated opening mechanisms, the highest thermal insulation, safety and security standards, our rooflights have both exceptional design aesthetic and performance. Our Access Rooflights are high specification, safe access models where easy exit to a flat roof is required.
Our Walk-On Rooflights allow valuable natural light to travel between flat roof spaces like terraces and balconies to lower floors, creating a wonderful atrium environment. Also available as internal rooflights with ultra-slim framing, ODC Walk-On Rooflights have toughened laminated outer panes and can be finished with anti-slip patterned surfaces and are fitted flush with floor levels. Fast becoming popular as architectural features in residential projects, Walk-On Rooflights will revolutionise your home.
The classic glass roof lantern is now available in both traditional heritage and contemporary designs to form a stylish architectural focal point for a glazed roof installation. Custom-made to your design, or in standard sizes, our pitched rooflights can be combined with vertical window sections to create beautiful, ventilated lanterns. We also offer an elegant Pyramid design with ultra-slim frames, providing superb light transmission to interior spaces.
All our rooflights are finished in three classic and timeless colours as standard: Anthracite Grey, White or Black. And dual coloured with white for the inside frame as standard. You can also specify frames in bespoke colours for a unique look, powder-coated in a huge range of RAL colours to match the property’s aesthetic. All finishes are covered by our ODC product warranty.
ODC roofs and rooflights are custom-made, which means we select the finest components from leading suppliers to manufacture for each individual project.
All ODC roofs and rooflight systems have been designed and extensively tested to exceed the requirements of both UK and European performance criteria for thermal qualities, weather rating and security and come with the ODC warranty.
WORKING WITH ODC
From bespoke design right through to exacting installation, ODC offer an end-to-end service. Our expert team are here to discuss your vision with you, your architect and main contractor. You are in safe hands.
ODC ROOFLIGHTS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
You can install a rooflight under your Permitted Development rights as long as it does not project more than 15cm from the roof slope. If the rooflight extends forward of the roof plane on the elevation fronting a highway then it’s not allowed under Permitted Development. If you live in a conservation area, then you may be required to install conservation rooflights, but it’s always best to check with your local authority before you begin.
Kitchens and rooms with lots of direct light benefit from ventilated systems. Rooflights with trickle vents allow a small amount of air movement. Opening rooflights with manual or electric controls give you more flexible ventilation options and can be fitted with opening sashes, climate control and rain sensors. Little and often is our advice when ensuring your home is well-ventilated; windows with trickle vents allow fresh air flow in a room and keep moisture build up to a minimum. Our technical surveyor will evaluate ventilation requirements for your space as part of drawing up your specifications.
If your glass roof or rooflight is south-facing, you may want to upgrade to glass with a solar-control coating. There are many types of solar control coatings, and the darker tint options may help protect your interior finishes, but it does sacrifice the amount of natural light you will get. ODC recommends using a colour neutral coating which effectively looks like “normal” glass. However, this can reduce heat gain by up to 65% which will reduce the need for air-conditioning. This is obviously great for money saving as well as the planet.
Yes, they are designed for your space. The ODC systems offer a choice of sightlines and panel sizes, and once you’ve decided the look and number of panels, the type of threshold, handles and frame colour for your doors and windows, they are manufactured at our production facility in Poole. We have a technical team to design exactly what you want – and to liaise with your architect to ensure your glazing delivers the aesthetic, security and performance you’re looking for.
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Our showrooms in Chiswick and Poole have the complete range of ODC glazing products on display.
97 Bollo Lane, London W3 8BN
Sterte Road, Poole BH15 2AF
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Tuesday – 9am to 5pm
Wednesday – 9am to 5pm
Thursday – 9am to 5pm
Friday – 9am to 4.30pm
Saturday – 10am to 3pm